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Book

Employment policies for disabled people: a review of legislation and services in fifteen countries

Authors:
LUNT Neil, THORNTON Patricia
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Employment
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
222p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Sheffield

Contains detailed accounts of the current situation in all countries looked at, and in depth reports on France, Germany and the United States.

Journal article

Disability in Europe

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.9.91, 1991, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at how Europe is addressing disability and the implications of 1992.

Book

Sheltered employment in five member states of the Council of Europe: Austria, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland

Authors:
SAMOY Erik, WATERPLAS Lina
Publisher:
Council of Europe
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
67p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
Strasbourg

Comparative study looking at the situation of sheltered employment in the twelve Member States of the European Union. The data for each country is grouped under the following headings: institutional context; target population; access to sheltered employment; characteristics of the people in sheltered employment; and a discussion of the topics currently under debate around sheltered employment in each country.

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Channel crossing

Author:
HUNTER Mark
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 16.09.04, 2004, pp.42-43.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on an Anglo-French partnership, between Medway Council and the Maison de l'Initiative in the Grande Synthe region, which is pioneering 'cultural mediation' as a way to combat exclusion among ethnic minorities. The project is funded until July 2005 by the European Union's Interreg IIIA programme. In Medway the project is focusing on improving access to social services for people from ethnic minorities with mental health needs, physical disabilities and learning difficulties. In France the mediators are targeting employment issues for ethnic minorities.

Journal article

A place for support: new policies for informal carers in long-term programmes

Author:
SCHUNK Michaela
Journal article citation:
Benefits, 28, April 2000, pp.22-25.
Publisher:
Policy Press

Reviews policy trends for informal carers which have been implemented in various countries between 1996 - 1998. The article focuses on respite care and direct payments for carers of older ill and disabled adults.

Book

Helping disabled people to work: a cross-national study of social security and employment provisions; a report for the Social Security Advisory Committee

Authors:
THORNTON Patricia, SAINSBURY Roy, BARNES Helen
Publisher:
Stationery Office/University of York. Social Policy Research Unit
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
164p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Research paper presenting a comparative study of the employment of disabled people, focusing in particular on the need to be flexible in terms of hours worked and breaks needed. Also looks at the disabling effects of many working environments.

Book

The employment of people with disabilities in small and medium-sized enterprises

Author:
CARPENTER Morgan
Publisher:
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
149p.,tables.
Place of publication:
Dublin

Comparative study, based on company case studies from six EU member states, of people with disabilities working in small and medium sized companies. Looks at: the legislative framework; employee characteristics; employer and workplace related characteristics; and mediating organisations. Concludes with sections on policy implications and recommendations.

Journal article

French lessons

Author:
STANLEY Marie
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 6.6.96, 1996, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Responsibility for meeting the needs of disabled children must be taken from unwieldy ministries and given to one expert body established by law, argues the author.

Book

Health and mortality among elderly populations

Editors:
CASELLI Graziella, LOPEZ Alan D.
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
376p.,tables,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Oxford

Pinpoints the most recent trends internationally in the growing population of older people. Includes papers on: what is old age - variation over time and between cultures; prospects for extended survival - a critical review of the biological evidence; a demographic and medical survey about centenarians in France; comparative mortality trends among older people in developed countries; socio-demographic differentials in mortality at older ages in Finland; social support, life satisfaction and survival at older ages; old age mortality in Japan; trends and differentials in disability free life expectancy; disability and functional status among older people - cross national comparisons; health and survival of older people; future longevity; mortality predictions for Japan; new approaches to formal and informal care; and strategies for the provision of health and social care services for older people.

Book

Social care in Europe

Editors:
MUNDAY Brian, ELY Peter
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
247p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Collection of articles looking at the contexts for, and the outcomes of, the diversity of social care provision by the member states of the European Union. The book first addresses how we define social care in Europe and looks at the differences between member states. Goes on to look in more detail at the context for social care provision and the constitutional framework provided by the European Union itself. Further chapters cover Europe's mixed economy of welfare and provide detailed analysis of the impact of social care provision on 3 key clients groups: children and families, disabled people and older people.

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